Category: My books

Publication Day 21 September

Framing Nature is on its way to a bookshop near you! On this page you'll find all the information you need if you're thinking about buying it, or if you are a bookseller, reviewer or journalist.

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Extinction – who cares?

To mark the publication on Monday of Framing Nature - conservation and culture, this long-read essay compiles edited excerpts on the subject of extinction and loss

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Vulture Awareness Day

To commemorate Vulture Awareness Day and to mark the launch later this month of my next book, I am starting a new occasional series of essays. This one focuses on the vulture crisis that began in India and now threatens entire populations of vultures across Asia, Africa and Europe.

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Badger scandal

A leaked government document reveals the scale of badger culling proposed for Derbyshire, undermining the country's most successful bTB vaccination programme.

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Framing Nature: white-tailed eagle

The white-tailed eagle is a great conservation success story, but a lingering hatred for raptors on the grouse moors of the Cairngorms remains a threat.

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Gilbert White – additional information

Thanks for tuning in to my talk at the Gilbert White 300th birthday festival! Here are the links I promised.

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Happy 300th birthday, Gilbert!

Join me this Saturday to celebrate the 300th birthday of the first modern nature writer - Gilbert White

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Framing Nature: otter

The otter is a symbol of hope for conservationists. Once lost from much of Britain, it has bounced back.

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Framing Nature: fox

My forthcoming new book will include portrait essays of nine species. Together they tell the story of our relationship with the rest of nature.

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My next book

I am pleased to confirm details of my forthcoming book, to be launched in the autumn

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